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The Virginia Department of Education maintains this website to provide the public with readily available information related to Department and statewide educational programs and Virginia’s elementary and secondary schools. Users are welcome to download material displayed on this site for non-commercial purposes only, provided they retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. The contents of this site may not be used for commercial purposes, without the written permission of the Virginia Department of Education.

Some of the resources on this site have been developed and contributed by educators and others outside the Virginia Department of Education. These materials are provided on this site as an accommodation to assist educators in sharing resources; and any information borrowed from this website and incorporated into any educational program, materials or curriculum does not indicate that the Virginia Board of Education of the Virginia Department of Education was involved in the production of, has received, has reviewed or has endorsed the aforementioned educational program, materials or curriculum.

Pages on this site provide links to other sites that are not maintained by the Virginia Department of Education. These links are provided as a convenience for persons who visit our website. The Virginia Department of Education is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages or any other sites linked from this site; therefore, our agency does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, usefulness, or adequacy of any resources, information, products, or process contained in any website linked directly or indirectly to our site.

Staff of the Virginia Department of Education cannot give legal advice, or interpret the law for members of the public. Information is provided as a service and is not intended as a substitute for the advice of legal counsel.

Finally, any communication or material you transmit to this site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

The Virginia Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political affiliation, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities.  The policy permits appropriate employment preferences for veterans and specifically prohibits discrimination against veterans.  The following position has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the Department’s non-discrimination policies:

Director of Human Resources
Virginia Department of Education
P. O. Box 2120
Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120
Telephone: 804-225-2021

For further information on Federal non-discrimination regulations, contact the Office for Civil Rights at OCR.DC@ed.gov or call 1-800-421-3481.

You may also view Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Executive Order 1 (EO-1, 2014) (PDF), which specifically prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political affiliation, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. The policy permits appropriate employment preferences for veterans and specifically prohibits discrimination against veterans.